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Beaver Meadows Historical Committee 2000
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The Tuscarora & Rush Compact



FEBRUARY 13, 185-

This Society shall be called the Tuscarora and Rush Religious Compact and shall consist of five trustees to be distributed as near as may be among the denominations to wit: Methodist Episcopal, Methodist Wesleyan (sic), Baptist, and Presbyterian or Congregational churches. These Trustees shall, or a majority of them, shall have power to transact the necessary business of the Society. The Trustees shall be chosen annually hereafter on the first day of March. The old ones holding their office until new ones are chosen. Any person may become a member by signing this Compact.

Names   Names  
Chandler Bixby   Charles O. Bixby  
Morris Blakeslie Dec. Amasa Fowler  
Theodore Clink Dec. Ferris Bennett Dec.
P. F. Hardy Dec. J. D. Sturdivant Dec.
David Fowler   J. B. Sturdivant Dec.
Edward Marbaker   J. C. Culver Dec.


Names   Names  
Samuel Brotzman   Nathaniel Dowrick  
Alonzo G. Whipple Dec. Peter Clapper  
Nelson H. Roberts Dec. James M. Marbaker Dec.
Frank Babcock   J. D. Taylor  
Reuben Matheson Dec. D. D. Bennett  
Theodore Sylvary   A. L. Pickett Dec.
Abner McCloe   Isaac Whipple Dec.
James Sharer Dec. L. A. Pickett Dec.
Joseph Marbaker+   A. B. Culver  
Lafayette Granges   N. C. Cobb  
Wriley Potter Dec. R. W. Cobb  
Pardon Potter Dec. H. O. Wage + Erased
Hosea Billings   M. J. Pickett  
Andrew Cobb Dec. E. P. Howe Dec.
Jesse B. Stevens Dec. R. M. Woodruff  
N. P. Babcock Dec. Jonas McLaud  
Alexander Gibbs Dec. N. C. Strickland Dec.
John Clapper Dec. N. R. Jones  
Jackson Cogswell Dec. J. J. Culver  
David Jay Dec. J. F. Clapper  
J. S. Stone   D. C. Cobb  
John King   O. D. Culver  
Joseph Marbaker Erased Dead A. J. Potter  
S. J. Pickett C.E. Howe D. L. Clapper Deceased
C.R. Bennett   L. B. Marbaker+ Erased
E. L. Clapper      

(Historian's Note: - Dec. means Deceased. + means Removed from Compact)

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